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speeches. first, vice president joe biden and then president obama will accept the nominations and try to convince the country why he should be reelected. ken joins us live from charlotte. >> reporter: the california delegates that we talked to said they do not expect president obama to spend much time tangling with republicans. >> ♪ ♪ in my mind i'm going to carolina ♪ >> reporter: even with the likes of south carolina favorite james taylor, there are no greater stars than the thousands of delegates and guests in this arena than tonight's main speakers. >> that's a no-brainer. we want to hear from obama. >> joe biden is a firecracker and i always love hearing him speak. >> biden sometimes has slipups but i'm sure he's gone through the speech multiple times. >> reporter: vice presidential convention speeches typically try to gut the opposition, but the tone may be different, since biden is speaking on the same night as the president. >> i don't think you're going to see that. i think this president has decided what you heard from bill clinton last night. >> reporter: president ob
a shortage of teachers. >>> the obama administration is forcing illegal immigrants out of the country at record levels. a new homeland security report said last year they detained 429,000 illegal immigrants. u.s. immigration and customs enforcement also removed 188,000 known criminals from the united states. supporters say more needs to be done to help immigrants who want to stay in the united states. >> we need workers. we don't have a good system to admit them legally. >> homeland security say the number of people trying to cross the boarder dropped to a 40 year low but the administration still needs to do more to address the 12 million illegal immigrants thought to be living in the united states. >>> here in milpitas, compassion and concern for a store clerk killed during a robbery this weekend. the latest details police just released half hour ago. >> a coast guard crew had a busy weekend saving six people in a single day. we will show you some of the rescue video coming up. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> there
more intense. the big issues at the center of president obama's and mitt romney's campaigns today. l. plus high honors for a stanford professor. the research that earned him an ig-nobel prize. you got this, righ i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. ñsxóxgñ sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. . >>> an overnight single car crash in palo alto sent several people to the hospital early this morning. the highway patrol says the car was traveling north on highway 101 just before 3:00 a.m., when it went off the highway and into the bushes near the san antonio road off-ramp. there is no word on the extent of the injuries or what caused that crash. >>> the sonoma raceway has hosted a lot of events over the years, but today's races with a first. alex savidge is live to tell us about the international sport that has finally come to the u.s. >> the hot topic at sonoma was the world touring car championship.
playing ] >> reporter: including james taylor and talked politics and their support for president obama. >> we know what the situation was before we, you know, before president obama was elected and -- you know, lot of the things he said he would do he did. >> reporter: many from california who this morning celebrated nancy pelosi and her 25 years of public service. mayor ed lee is here. >> appeal to the asian voters who see me as the first asian mayor of a major city and do my part. i think it is essentially. >> reporter: nancy pelosi is hoping a strong turn out for president obama will lead to the long shot retaking the of house. 25 seats are needed. >> we think the driver for 25 is doable. we think california is essential to it. >> at the time warner cable arena, ken pritchett sent these pictures. you see first lady michelle obama, she is set to speak tomorrow. on wednesday bill clinton will address the crowd as will kamala harris. >>> john burton infuriated republicans earlier today. he compared them to joseph. telling the big lie. he said people will believe a lie if it is repeated
to the american people who need work. >> while campaigning today in iowa, romney said president obama doesn't know what he's doing when it comes to the economy. he claims those 96,000 jobs created last month weren't enough. and fresh off the final night of the democratic national convention, president obama is campaigning in iowa and new hampshire. he says republicans in congress are not doing enough to help reduce the high unemployment rate. >> if the republicans are serious about being concerned about joblessness, we could create a million new jobs right now. if congress would pass the jobs plan that i sent to them a year ago. jobs for teachers, job for construction workers, jobs for folks who have been looking for work for a long time. >> 4.6 million jobs have been added since president obama took office. but he says that is not good enough. more jobs need to be created faster. >>> republican vice vice presidential candidate paul ryan is in the middle of a fund raising swing in the west. tickets for the breakfast tomorrow at brent jones' home costs $4,000 per person. paul ryan is due in fresno
at berkeley, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> today president obama condemned in the strongest terms the deadly attack and vowed justice. >> today we mourn for more american whose represent the best of the united states of america. we will not waver in our commitment to see justice is done for this terrible act and make no mistake, justice will be done. >> the president ordered the american flag at the white house to be flow at half-staff. president obama also noted the four who lost their lives exemptlified america's request for freedom. the victims are also remembered on capitol hill today. >>> u.s. ambassador to libya is condemning the acts. he spoke about chris stevens. he said it mark as sad day for -- marks a sad day for him. >> he visited the libyans, eat with them, sit with them and very enthusiastic about the relations. >> he said that libya is still coping with the chaos left behind by moammar gadhafi and emphasized the country still needs the help of the united states. our coverage continues in 25 minutes, we take you to a mosque, what some muslims told us about the reperc
.50. it climbed to $24 at the close. that is a gain of 41%. >>> president obama today told a forum that he supports comprehensive immigration reform and the dream act. >> that stands in contrast to the other candidate who would veto the dream act and uncertain about what his plan for immigration reform would be and whose -- considers the arizona law a modern for the nation. >> president obama admitted he failed to keep his promise to enact immigration reform law in his first term but said he deadant have support to do so -- didn't have support to do so. president obama arrives in san francisco october 8. he was back here in july and his visit triggered street protests. >> mitt romney will be in the bay area tomorrow for a fundraiser on the peninsula. mitt romney will attend a private $50,000 per person dinner. today mitt romney continued his campaign swing through florida and he took direct aim at president obama's politics. >> his political philosophy is one of redistribution. i am not talking about people in need. >> he said it is a foreign concept and not part of the american experience
back here. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney mocs president obama's comment that there would be bumps in the road for arab nations. >> bumbs in the -- bumps in the road. 20,000 people have been killed in syria. we have pakistan -- [ music playing ] >> he spoke in colorado today. he said the president foreign policy should not be at the mercy of events over seas. president obama was asked about violence in countries. president obama released a new political ad. >> it shows he is out of touch. if he thinks half of the country feels like victims. >> it mitt romney said 47% of voters are dependent on the government and see themselves as victims. mitt romney said that is not the campaign, that was me. >>> sad news from the national zoo in washington, d.c. a panda cub has died. why zoo keepers are concerned about the cub's mother. >> a memorial for those killed on flight 93. the reason it might not be completed. >> a science experiment with beach trash, researchers trying to find out what might have come from japan. >> tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. ad
to claim the prize. as far as we know that did not happen. >>> president obama and republican presidential candidate mitt romney held campaign appearances today in ohio. >> the president spoke to cheering students at bowling green university. president obama said mitt romney and republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan are big believers in top down economics. >> they think that if we spend another $5 trillion on tax cuts that favor the wealthiest that -- don't boo. vote. vote. >> today staffers confirmed reports that starting sunday the president will spend three days in nevada. >> mitt romney at a rally, he said the u.s. has far too many government training programs. >> $18 billion on these programs but too often they don't match the needs of the people. i want to take those dollars and send them back to the states so they can fashion the programs to meet the needs of their own workers. >> mitt romney told workers that president obama's policies have failed to produce new jobs and it is time to get a new coach. here toured that plant also. new numbers show mitt romney faces a uphi
-- oe -- obama will be the main speaker during the democratic national convention. they're also expecting the appearance of a rising star in the democratic convention. evening ken. >> to justify calling camela harris a rising star, all you have to do is look at her schedule. she is just one of a few speakers who has a coveted prime time speaking spot. >>> shortly after the democratic national convention got under way -- >> on behalf of the great state of california, i thank you for the privilege to be here. >> reporter: california's attorney general camilla harris took to the stage. our state's delegates see her future as bright. >> yeah, i think she could be governor. >> reporter: she spoke today a minor address and is expected to deliver her main speech in prime time tomorrow night. >> i am very humble and proud and honored to have been asked to speak at the convention. >> reporter: harris spoke before the california delegation this morning per perhaps a preview of her convention speech. >> we have the fact that under this administration we saveed the auto industry of the unit
on the campaign trail. president obama attended two rallies in ohio. he said he is fighting back against chinese auto subsidies. >> when other countries don't play by the rules we have done something about it. we brought more trade cases against china than the previous administration did in two. and every case that has been decided we won. >> they ask the world trade organization to stop illegal subsidies for the chinese auto industry. they say they give them an unfair advantage. >> mitt romney spent time in los angeles today. he spoke that chamber of commerce where he accused president obama of breaking his promise. >> president obama created what he call as stop gap measure. those are his words for children who were brought her illegally. instead of playing politics with the children, i will pursue permanent immigration reform. >> he says he opposes amnesty because it weakens the u.s. system. >>> weather related days at san francisco international airport are clearing up now. low visibility due to morning fog and clouds. at the peak from noon to 3:00 p.m., 50 flights were delayed by 70 minutes
this seat is taken. >> he didn't do a good job of saying why it was he was for romney but that obama had failed. >> reporter: the dean of public policy henry brady said there is was nothing in his performance romney can use. >> it was remarkable that he was given permission to do whatever he wanted. >> reporter: he now has a chance to redeem himself at least as a film maker. even before the president alley election his next movie about baseball opens september 21st. reporting live. >> all right. you heard what brown had to say about him. in 24 minutes the former mayor of san francisco explns why you will not be seeing him in charlotte for next week's democratic convention. why he has no desire to make take trip. >>> clint won cheers for suggesting the afghanistan war was a mistake but people are noting how the candidates had nothing to say about the war on terror. romney became the first republican since 1952 to accept his nomination without mentioning war. even in times of peace. >> fresh off his speech at the convention, romney today hit the campaign trail. >> you are going to have
. president obama is set to make his address and ktvu will carry his speech live. you can always find live streaming coverage online by going to >>> mitt romney made a brief public appearance today. he stopped at a building supply shop in west lebanon, new hampshire, shook hands with the owner of the store and spoke with party officials. he has been off the campaign trail this week as he prepares for three upcoming debates with president obama. by contrast, paul ryan is hitting the campaign trail hard this week. he rallied supporters in iowa today, noting that former president bill clinton is tonight's featured speaker at the democratic national convention. >> my guess is we'll get a great rendition of how good things were in the 1990's but we're not gonna hear much about how things have been in the last four years. >> ryan also acknowledged that president obama did inherit a tough economic situation but he said the president should have turned things around by now. >>> same sex unions could be on the u.s. supreme court's docket come this fall. opponents want the high court t
obama he said he studied the economy in school, and lived it for 25 years. president obama today campaigned in colorado telling supporters there education was the key to his success. >> a mixed kid from hawaii, born to a single mom is not likely to become president of the united states but in america it could happen because of education. >> the president said critics who claim america is undecane is wrong. -- in decline is wrong. polls gives the president a lead in colorado. >>> a wanted man, why there is a arrest warrant out for a member of a bay area rock band. >> from pavement to paradise, the plans the city has for this piece of property in san francisco. >>> those super sized drinks are banned in most spots in new york city. the city's board passed the rule today butting a 16-ounce limit on non-diet soda and other drinks. it applies to -- this is a necessary move to fight the obesity emdem-- epidemic. >>> people across the southwest were in for a surprise. before sun rise these twisted cloud formations appeared and people from phoenix to las vegas could see them and that tri
records. all of this comes as the obama administration has been trying to find ways to keep them from using force to stop the program. >>> virginia was the focus for both campaigns today. republican presidential candidate mitt romney appeared in the washington, d.c. suburb of springfield. he said the rate of economic growth in the united states is 1/4 of russia. president obama campaigned in virginia beach. they released a plan based on a new economic patriotism. it could create 1 million manufacturing jobs and increase education jobs. >>> a new plan to keep financially troubled city college of san francisco from closing. why some say the proposals go too far. >> the regular referees are back, we will have reaction from fans and why some say the damage from the lock out can't be reversed. iyoyoyomÑñóóç [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because
. interstate five was shut down because debris was landing on it. in news the obama campaign is a ceusing republicans of lying about the president's record during the gop convention. >> they blamed the president for not -- for closing an auto plant in wisconsin that closed under president bush. they blamed him for cutting medicare when paul ryan included those same savings in his budget. the president put the money back into medicare but ryan used for tax cuts for the rich. >> the romney campaign described romney's convention speech as a home run. he said the speech was meant to introduce romney to millions of voter who hadn't seen him until he took the stage. >> charlotte north carolina is getting ready for this week's democratic national convention. the president is previewing his speech during campaign stops ahead of the turn at the podium on thursday. craig boswell has the latest. >> democrats, delegates and journeyists come in for the national convention. the president barely won north carolina in 2008 and is looking to keep it in the win this time aroundt. kicks off just days af
for democrats. ryan was in florida where he focused on attacking obama's record and promoting romney's business skills. >>> romney canceled his visit to colorado after a small plane crash there. his campaign said he didn't want to interfere with the investigation. instead he stayed in massachusetts to prepare for the upcoming debates. >>> both candidates had a busy campaign. obama will campaign in ohio tomorrow. followed by a fundraising trip to new york. it'll be his first stop in wisconsin since congressman paul ryan landed on the gop ticket. as we mentioned romney comes to southern california tomorrow to speak to latino voters. he goes to utah, texas and florida as well this week for fundraising trips. >> today the los angeles times is expanding on a previous report of sexual abuse with in the boy scouts. the paper said it did a more extensive review of 1600 private files from 1970 to 1991 and found that scout officials failed to report incidents of abuse to police in more than 500 cases and tried to conceal more than 100 of those cases. scout officials responded to the report saying member
live from san francisco, lorane blanco. >>> an exclusive new ktvu field poll shows president obama is maintaining a wide lead over romney. 58% said they will vote for president obama and vice president joe biden. while only 34% plan to vote for romney and paul ryan. state voters are more optimistic about the direction of our country. 52% said the country is going in the right direction. 41% believe it is seriously off on the wrong track. last november, just 19% thought the u.s. was headed in the right direction. while 70% said it was on the wrong track. >>> the state of suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi is now in the hands of the ethics board. all this stems from an altercation last year between mirkarimi and his wife that left her armed bruised. >>> redwood city police have released this surveillance video in hopes of catching this man. you see him go to the backyard then opens the home through an unlocked door. police say the burglar took electronic items as well as some jewelry. now there is a reward in this case and anyone with information is asked to call redwood city police. >
the romney campaign to the obama campaign they moved to a bigger office in oakland today. it's located at frank ogawa plaza across the street from city hall. they moved from telegraph avenue and 16th street. volunteer coordinators say the campaign office sits in the congressional district that had the biggest margin of victory for mr. obama back in 2008. >>> david stevenson live in san francisco with a unique bond shared by pets and their new owners. >> reporter: they used to call the program puppies for panhandlers. and they say that's not exactly the case. it's graduation day for four san francisco dogs and eight humans in the city's woof program. >> i'm so happy i had the chance to say that i love him. >> reporter: woof stands for wonderful opportunities for occupants and fidos. they paid 50 to $75 a week to train special needs dogs for adoption. >> they were so scared submissive, urinating and the whole bit. you would not know that today. they're jumping on your laps. >> the goal was to save animals and provide skills to people living on the margin. >> they're getting a second chan
of the upcoming presidential debate, the first debate between president obama and republican nominee romney will be dominated by the economy. debate moderator jim has released a list of topics the two candidates will discuss. and the first three of the debates will focus on the economy. the two candidates face off october 3 at the university of denver in colorado. >>> the food industry hit a 17- -year high last year. commercial fishermen caught 10.1 billion pounds of fish and shellfish. it's 23% more in weight and 17% more in value than 2010. alaska topped the list in both quantity and value. the report says that fish populations are rebuilding, although a number of fisheries remain in trouble. >>> the u.s. senate will be considering a bill that could motivate companies to reestablish their call centers on u.s. soil. the legislation would require that overseas operators tell customers where they're located. companies that send their calls abroad would also be inel i believe for federal grants and loans. sherrod brown introduced the bill today. >> if the people answer the phone would say, i
spokeswoman said the obama administration is working as fast as possible to put in new procedures. >>> a brentwood man was arrested today on suspicious of carrying out a massive foreclosure. investigators say that the 44- year-old convicted disstressed homeowners he could take their existing debt and replace it with a new lower debt to his country. they say more than 1,000 homeowners paid upwards of $3.1 million to him. >> today the governor signed a bill that will get the next generation of clean clergy vehicles to use state carpool lanes to free this as area is around the state test high occupancy toll lanes. they will issue them to set aside clean air vehicle that will grant solo drivers access to the lanes. >> we are live in san francisco here and coming up in just two minutes we continue to follow the crowd as they celebrate 20 years of the critical mass bike ride and protest. >> and a community in mourning tonight after an 11-year-old was hit and kildare riding her bike. the reason the little girl may have been riding on that road yesterday. card hassles? introducing chas
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